Mental health

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21 Feb

Type A and Type B Traumas Defined

Many teens that suffer from addiction or a mental health issue have experienced some type of trauma in their lives. Trauma is defined as a “deeply distressing or disturbing experience” and it falls into one of two types of trauma—Type A or Type B. Type A...

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31 Oct

5 Documentaries About Bullying

Some people underestimate the seriousness of bullying and the long-term effects it can have on a teenager. In fact, one of the consequences can be adult depression. Watching a few documentaries on teen bullying is a great way to shed some light on the matter...

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31 Oct

Mental Health Workbooks: Pros and Cons

For some teens, using a mental health workbook to learn new skills and track their progress can help them improve their health and well-being. However, not everyone agrees that mental health workbooks are beneficial to every teen struggling with their mental wellness. We've rounded up...

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28 Oct

Primary Symptoms of Clinical Depression in Teenagers

Clinical depression is a serious mental illness that affects many teenagers. An estimated 10–15% of teens may be depressed at any given time, and one in four adolescents will experience an episode of major depression at some point during high school. It's important to be...

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27 Oct

How Safe Alternatives to Self-Injury Can Help

Teens who engage in acts of self-harm often find it difficult to quit outright. That’s why it’s so important for teens to find healthy outputs and alternatives to self-harm that can help them manage their negative impulses. Safe alternatives to self-injury can help teens stop...

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18 Oct

5 Clear Signs Your Teen is Stressed

Social situation, college applications, identity issues—many aspects of a teen's life can make them stressed. Although the occasional bit of stress is normal for everybody, regular or recurring stress can have a negative impact on an individual's well-being and relationships. We've identified five clear signs...

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